Exclusive Tour of Remi Harris Project – Jazz Guitarist – Fri 14th Oct
Tickets £13 online or £15 on door. Concessions for over 65/student £12 online £14 on door. Friday 14th Oct 7.30pm.
Remi Harris is an exciting young guitarist from the UK who’s unique style blends elements from Gypsy Swing, Jazz, Blues, Rock’n’Roll, Hip Hop and World Music. He has toured worldwide as well as performing at Buckingham Palace, BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall with Jamie Cullum, on BBC 4 Television and live on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3.
The Remi Harris Project take Traditional Gypsy Jazz and Swing Characteristics and infuses them with influences from Bebop, Blues, Rock, World Music, Contemporary Jazz and Popular Melodies for performances that mesmerise and inspire every time.
Remi Harris is regarded by many as one of the UK’s Top Up and Coming Young Jazz Guitarists and has toured the UK, Australia, France, Norway and Italy as well as performing at Buckingham Palace, Live on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3. His unique style blends elements from Gypsy Swing, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Hip Hop and World Music.
In 2014 Remi was awarded runner up in the British Jazz Awards in both the Rising Star and Guitar Category.
Following Remi’s May 2015 performance on Jamie Cullum’s BBC Radio 2 show live from The Cheltenham Jazz Festival his album ”Ninick” went to number #7 in the iTunes Top Jazz Albums Chart, it peaked at number #6 in Amazon’s Best Sellers in Jazz and he went to #28 in that week’s “Official Jazz & Blues Albums Chart”.
“incredible guitarist… I’m absolutely blown away by his talent…amazing” Jamie Cullum
“The standard of playing is stunning…5*****” Guitar Techniques Magazine
“This young guy is seriously good…4****” www.thejazzmann.co.uk
“he is a tremendously gifted young player” John Etheridge
“astonishing” Digby Fairweather
“sensational guitarist” Jazz Rag Magazine
“what a marvelous guitar player…” Jon Larsen, Hot Club Records
“Remi is the brightest talent in his genre” Stuart Carter-Smith, founder of The International Gypsy Guitar Festival
“players like Remi are few and far between” Kenny White
“You can pencil in the name of Remi Harris as one of our very best guitarists” Just Jazz Magazine UK
“fine and hot acoustic guitar” Jazzwise Magazine
“beautifully played” Jazz Journal
“an all-round and virtuoso musician” www.jazzflits.nl, Netherlands
“superb young gypsy-jazz guitarist” www.thejazzbreakfast.com
“superb young English guitarist” www.jazzandjazz.com
Remi Harris performs Cissy Strut at the BBC Introducing & PRS for Music Foundation Montreal Jazz Festival Showcase in 2016.